Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: October 2010

What to Expect When You’re Caregiving
Anyone who has cared for a loved one with Alzheimer’s knows just how stressful and unpredictable the experience can be.…
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Foods Rich in Vitamin E May Lower Alzheimer’s Risk
Antioxidants, those cell-protecting nutrients found in foods and dietary supplements and also produced naturally in the body, have been studied…
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Friends and Family May Be the Best Detectors of Early Alzheimer’s
Family members and friends may be better judges of early Alzheimer’s disease than standard memory tests, a new study reports.…
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Nonpharmacological Therapies in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Systematic Review of Efficacy
Therapies for Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and Their Caregivers Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders September 10, 2010 Full PDF here
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Fitting in Fitness – for Caregivers
By Jennifer Newton Reents, R.N. Making time for physical activity shouldn’t be a last consideration—especially for caregivers. Put fitness at
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Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Memory Decline
Vitamin D, the so-called “sunshine vitamin” long linked to healthy bones, has also been hailed as a possible protector against…
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Depression Increases the Risk of Alzheimer’s
One of the largest and longest studies to date shows that being depressed increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s or…
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A Lifetime of Physical Activity Is Good for the Brain
Want to help ward off Alzheimer’s in old age? It may never be too early to start exercising. A new…
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Show You Care: the Rachael Ray Way
By Tracy A. Mozingo Food is a source of life; it is also a source of comfort. It helps heal…
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Make Mental Fitness Your Priority
By Jennifer Newton Reents, R.N. We all know that physical fitness is an important component for a person’s overall health,…
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